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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 01:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 169° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"948.14 miwest0° 03' 14.2"3.71 minorth947.99 mi
24 hours348° 19' 10.5"763.10 miwest0° 52' 04.4"59.70 minorth763.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 1:28 PM273 km170 miles148 nmWest W
MajuroSat 1:28 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 2:28 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 12:28 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 1:28 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 1:28 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 1:28 PM2618 km1626 miles1413 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 11:28 AM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 1:28 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 12:28 PM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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